Turke & Strauss LLP, a leading data breach law firm, is investigating Gensco, Inc., regarding its recent data breach. The Gensco data breach involved sensitive personal identifiable information and protected health information belonging to an unknown number of individuals.
ABOUT GENSCO, INC.:
Gensco is a manufacturing company that specializes in producing and distributing heating, ventilation, and air conditioning systems and equipment. Since it was established in 1948, Gensco has maintained its reputation as a family-owned company serving the Pacific Northwest region. Today, Gensco operates over 1.5 million square feet of warehousing and offers more than 15,000 different products. Additionally, Gensco serves commercial and residential clients, supporting HVAC installation, repair, and customization. Headquartered in Tacoma, Washington, Gensco conducts business in Washington, Oregon, Idaho, Montana, and Alaska.
Recently, Gensco discovered that it had experienced a data breach in which the sensitive personal identifiable information and protected health information in its systems may have been accessed. Through its investigation, Gensco determined that an unauthorized actor may have accessed this sensitive information by launching a ransomware attack on June 30, 2022. On November 17, 2022, Gensco began notifying individuals whose information may have been impacted. The type of information exposed includes:
- Social Security number
- Date of birth
- Driver’s license number
- Financial information (e.g., account number, routing number)
- Medical information
If you received a breach notification letter from Gensco:
We would like to speak with you about your rights and potential legal remedies in response to this data breach. Please fill out the form, below, or contact us at (608) 237-1775 or email@example.com.
If you were impacted by the Gensco data breach, you may consider taking the following steps to protect your personal information.
- Carefully review the breach notice and retain a copy;
- Enroll in the free credit monitoring service provided by Gensco, Inc.;
- Change passwords and security questions for online accounts;
- Regularly review account statements for signs of fraud or unauthorized activity;
- Monitor credit reports for signs of identity theft; and
- Contact a credit bureau(s) to request a temporary fraud alert.